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different radio stations in new york, los angeles, atlanta, dallas, and detroit. so adding their two cents to the rumor mill is a cast of radio royalty from across the nation. >> they go from new york to detroit, from detroit to atlanta, back to new york, back and forth, back and forth. >> reporter: among the hosts, in new york's morning show. >> a study shows that rude people make more money than nice people. >> up yours. >> reporter: they say this season is not one to miss. >> we think it's going to be awesome. if radio were pictures, now our audience gets to see good or bad, what happens in that radio studio. >> over the top screaming success, guaranteed. >> supposedly they're making it from spider milk,. >> i think it's spider silk. not milk. >> they have tiny nipples. >> reporter: nothing is off limits. >> at least at the strip club they wipe the pole down before the next girl. >> we're not afraid to be it or say it. >> reporter: they're all about being funny. >> she is getting closer to her due date. >> reporter: and having fun with each other. >> matthew mcconaughey wearing a g stri
on third down and long and he consistently beat the detroit lions in the clutch. this is the next step forward in my mind for alex smith. >> al: he made huge strides last year. everybody said the defense is great and they ran the ball great so he was a game manager. almost back a badge of dishonor to be called a gauge manager. >> cris: but jim harbaugh gave him a lot of credit. he said the first time i sat down and met with alex smith, he said i want to win and i want to win here. he said for all of the abuse that this guy has taken in this area from the media and the fans and even his own teammates and coaches over the years, it would have been really easy for him to say you know what? forget all this. i'm going somewhere and i'll show you guys. he said it's not in his dna. he wanted to win right here and prove that he could take this thing to a championship. tonight, he shows you a lot. >> al: here's logan downing it in the end zone. lions will take it at the 20 with 3:04. looking at the numbers tonight. stafford throwing a lot of short stuff. 23 attempts in 133 yards and then alex s
to remember the detroit lions and matthew stafford passed for over 5,000 yards a season ago and to see 67 yards in a half, that means they are playing in jim harbaugh/san francisco 49er kind of football. somehow, the lions have to get it into lion football, you know? i know they are being patient, they want to get some catch and runs, but, at some point, maybe you take a deep shot against these safeties and just give calvin johnson a chance to go up and get one. >> al: 49ers get the ball first. kendall hunter is back to receive the kickoff from hanson. ch team coming off a week one win and the 49ers will start from the 20. >> cris: one of the things you want to do against an aggressive pass rushing team are some of the whams and the traps. delanie walker here is going down on ndamukong suh. a big run. same theory on this one. back down inside with a different angle, a different way of doing it. and then just the guard pulling across and trapping yet another big run. that has been the way that the 49ers in each of the last two meetings now have been able to move the football against the li
the pressure on. third down and 14 for the 49ers. >> cris: interesting how many times you watch the detroit lions and they don't look that great. you think, oh, boy. what is going on? and then in the fourth quarter, the defense comes to life and they need a play right here. you can feel a little moment shift with gunther cunningham's squad, if they can make a play right now. >> al: they have to get to the 42 for a first down. and that is crabtree and he will get to the 43 yard line! he needed 14. he got 15. gore helped spring them. first down. >> cris: frank gore lined up in the backfield and circle out. watch the block he makes on the tail end of this play. crabtree makes the catch and then it's gore that up-ends the defender standing there thinking he was about to make that tackle. good catch by crabtree too. we talked about how great his hands are. two times now he has been able to convert and keep this drive alive. >> al: a good screen block at the end. from the 43. using up the clock. under six to play. swing it out to gore. gore turns it back up field with a nifty move and all the way
school strike in the u.s. since detroit teachers walked off the job for 16 days back in 2006. so they have until monday to get this all figured out. >> that seems like a lot to ask of people from within a community to come in and help them with this. i guess they don't have a choice. >> it kind of sounds like it. like i said, monday. hopefully, they get things worked out before that. >> when we come back, we'll talk about this t could cost you more to drive on one popular local roadway. details of the plan to increase fares on the dulles toll road. >> we'll tell what you you can voice your opinion coming up. now, let's check in with tucker. >> they never vote to decrease prices on anything, do they? >> no, they don't. the weather is warm and humid today. showers and storms back in the forecast. we'll have a look at traffic too with julie wright after the break. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying job
continued in michigan as vice president biden kept up the anti-republican attack in detroit. >> they view you, the working women and men of america, as the problem. we view you and know you to be the solution in america. >> reporter: but as democrats hammered republicans on the road gop vice presidential candidate paul ryan responded in their own convention state of north carolina. >> we can either choose to stay on the path that we are on, a path of debt, a path of doubt and decline, a path of joblessness or we can get things turned around. >> reporter: the dnc meanwhile moves outdoors thursday when president obama accepts the nomination in the 74,000 seat stadium of the nfl's carolina panthers. joining us live from the democratic national convention in charlotte fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. mark, let's get right to it. we'll start in d.c. everybody knows mayor vincent gray has had political problems here n the district. how is he being received among democrats in charlotte? >> he's a bit late. wasn't there this morning at the morning -- he wasn't there this morning at the mor
samples from a yard in detroit. this, after a dying man said he saw people burying a body there hours after hoffa disappeared in 1975. there have been rumors over the years of hoffa's final burial. >> spirlt airlines is raising fees even higher. starting november 6th, the carrier will raise the fee for passengers who pay for carry-on bags up to a hundred dollars. if airline says the fee for carry on bags will be $50 if passengers pay pr their carry on bags at the ticket counter or kiosk. >>> a new twist after an awe thentic renoir painting showed up for $7. it's now worth $75,000 the company learned it had been reported stolen back in 1951. >> we contacted art loss register, which is a lond london-baslondon-bas london-based registry of stolen and missing art. we also looked at the f.b.i.'s list. you can check a lot of bags with that painting. [ laughter ] >> very upsetting. that was spirit airlines? >> hmm. every destination they're flying to tomorrow has just rained ou. tor mnadoes and floods and all that. >> out there rieg now, let's show you, if you are taking an air travel from ma
, in new york, los angeles, atlanta, dallas, and detroit. so adding their two cents to the rumor mill is a cast of radio royalty from across the nation. >> we go from new york to detroit, from detroit to atlanta, back to new york, back and forth, back and forth. >> reporter: among the hosts, scott and todd of new york's wplj morning show. >> a 20-year study shows that rude people make more money than nice people. up yours. >> reporter: they say this season is not one to miss. >> we think it's going to be awesome. >> it's radio with pictures. >> now our audience gets to see, good or bad, what happens in that radio studio. >> over the top screaming success, guaranteed. >> big. >> reporter: they promise to dish the dirt on everything in hollywood and beyond. >> supposedly they are making it from spider milk. i think it's spider silk. not milk. how do you milk a spider? [ laughter ] >> little tiny nipples. >> reporter: nothing is off limits. >> at least at the strip club, they wipe the pole down or something before the next girl goes. >> we think it, we say it, not afraid to say it, not a
for what might be a big clog in the tunnels under bloomingdale and ladroit park. >> weed detroit. >> reporter: d.c. water deployedvo cameras to inspect all 90,000 square feet of tunnels. some tunnels so large that crews can walk through them n. some spots, the video shows things are very clear. in other locations, you can so what appeared to be roots and other debris. this blockage is coming from a home sewage lot. >> and this is coming from a service and this is in this line here. >> reporter: unfortunately for the people who lived through this flooding for decades, officially -- especially after several strong summer storms recently, no major clog has been found yet. >> we almost wish we would find one and solve it and get moving on it. we haven't found it. have not found obstructions in the system. >> reporter: d.c. water is trying to come up with simple ideas and with something to do past. -- fast. one idea is to use part of the sidewalk as a drainingage area and another is passing out rain barrels to what you see here, the trash can. the rain would run off someone's roof int
to detroit was stolen. the secret service confirmed the theft outside a hotel yesterday. an agency spokesman said there was no weapon inside. equipment later recovered at a building. the truck found this morning and then searched by police. the vice president scheduled to speak at a rally and attend a parade in detroit. >>> he is not old enough to vote; but a high school senior froms agoryia, virginia the youngest delegate at last wok's republican convention. he'll be 18 before election day, eligible to serve and vote as a delegate. evan drain joins. great to see you, thanks for being here. >> thank you very much for having me. >> so many people don't get involved in the political process at such a young age. what inspired you and how did you become a delegate. >> became dell got by running in congressional district, which is virginia's 8th congressional district. ran a campaign for four months reaching out to voters. the reason able to win was that vert in my district recognized younger voters were affected by the president's policies and the negative affect they had on american youth. >> k
york, los angeles, atlanta, dallas and detroit. so adding their two cents to the rumor mill is a cast of radio royalty from across the nation. >> they go from new york to detroit to atlanta back to new york, back and forth, back and forth. >> reporter: among the hosts scott and todd ever new york's wplj morning show. >> a 20-year study shows that rude people make more money than nice people. >> up yours. >> reporter: they say this season is not one to miss. >> we think it will be awesome. it is radio with pictures. now, our audience gets to see, good or bad, what happens in that radio station. >> over top screaming success guaranteed. big. >> reporter: they prom toys to dish the dirt on everything in hollywood and beyond. >> supposedly, they're making it from spider milk and i think it is spider silk, not milk. how do you milk a spider? >> at least at the strip club, they wipe the pole down or something before the next girl goes. >> we think it, we say t wear not a afraid to say it, not afraid to be it. >> snooki is getting closer to her due date. >> and having fun with each other. >>
detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the sech for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit. they are going to take soil samples today to see if the answer to the mystery lies here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace the trail has led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried her around the time hoffa went missing. he told dan muldea, the author of "the off anwar sadats." >> very convinced hoffa is buried at this particular location. >> we believe the witness saw something and it was credible enough that we have to continue the investigation at this point. >> reporter: using ground-penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today they will take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit-area restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then the search has take
. investigators will dig beneath a driveway in suburban detroit. that's where a tipster claims he saw a body that might have been hoffa's being buried 37 years ago. >>> a bizarre and shocking end for a rising actor in los angeles. police say former "sons of anarchy" actor johnny lewis beat his 81-year-old landlady to death, attacked and bit two other men nearby and then fell or jumped to his own death from the roof. officials say he also savagely killed his landlady's cat in a strange rampage. lewis had been arrested three times this year, and a probation report from back in may shows that police feared the 28-year-old suffered some serious chemical dependency or mental health problems. >>> nasa's curiosity rover is beaming back new clues about the red planet's ancient and watery past. these images suggest that a waist-deep stream once rushed through this very spot on mars. most convincing proof of water on mars to date. scientists say the rounded pebbles likely shaped by fast-moving water are truly an exciting find. >>> a new analysis of beer drinkers could reveal which way swing vote remem
in suburban detroit. investigators are following up on a tip someone who claimed he saw a man who may have been hoffa being buried in that spot 35 years ago. >> we believe he's credible enough he believes what he saw that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the time line doesn't exactly add up to be mr. hoffa. but we do believe that he may have seen a body being interred. and as a result of that, we did the ground-penetrating radar that showed an anomaly. >> hoffa was last seen outside a restaurant in suburban detroit. his body has never been found. >>> an army brigadier general has been charged with several counts of sexual misconduct including forcible sex on his female subordinate. he's been based in ft. bragg since he was relieved of his command in afghanistan last may. the army will decide whether or not he faces court martial. >>> there may be yet another reason to enjoy a little chocolate in your diet. scientists in canada tested one component in chocolate to see if it boosted memory. it did seem t
to let the american people see your tax returns. >> biden also headed to detroit to speak at the afl-cio rally on labor day. >>> checking more local headlines, police say a man drowned in a backyard pool in montgomery county t happened sunday afternoon at a house in durwood. investigators say the 59-year- old man had been doing yard work for several hours. family members noticed they hadn't seen him for a while. they saw his body in the pool. >>> the search continues for a gunman who shot a clerk at a prince george's county gas station after that clerk threw a chair at the would-be robber. the confrontation happened inside an exxon in the 7800 block of old sandy springs road in laurel saturday night. the clerk was shot in the upper arm and is expected to be okay. >>> this morning, the world marks the passing of a self- proclaimed messiah who founded a church known for its mass weddings and voice in the conservative movement. that is coming up next. >> also, president obama heads to louisiana in the wake of hurricane isaac to see the clean-up after the storm. we're back in a moment. 
.c.'s bloomingdale and lee detroit park neighborhoods. remember this -- and ledroit park neighborhoods. remember this from sunday night? a huge mess. here's more incredible video of flooding after more summer storms. the two neighborhoods have flooded four times since july sending raw sewage and floodwater into homes. today d.c. officials talked about one measure they're taking to mitigate flooding in the area. >> this is a workshop on back flow prevention. a back flow preventer is a device that can be installed in the house. d.c. water has a program for their installation. so this workshop and the one saturday are designed to help homeowners understand what questions to ask their plumber when they prepare to have one of these installed. >> fox 5's matt ackland got an exclusive look at the search for the problem in the sewer system. >> first street northwest, a reverse inspection of a manhole possibly buried. >> reporter: it is a massive search for what might be a big clog in the tunnel between bloomingdale and ledroit park. d.c. water has deployed video
skies today and a little further off to the north and west, out towards detroit, you see thicker cloud cover. this is a cold front which will come in here later tonight and could kick off a shower although i think most of the area will remain dry. bottom line, generally nice conditions around here today with sunshine, high temperatures expected to be about 80 or so. more details on the weather including a closer look at the weekend in just a minute. back to you. >> thank you. >>> more anti-american protests topping our stories right now. the united states bracing for more protests around the muslim world today and libya has made arrests in the attacks that killed american ambassador. the identities of the other americans killed are also released. let's take a live look right now. the protests against that low- budget film that mocks islam have been spreading all week. a live look at cairo this morning. ntinued overnight. more are expects from morocco to indonesia. >>> on the campaign trail, president obama is at a private fundraiser in the district tonight and mitt romney is in ohio. >
. 64 in new york city. focus, if you would, off to the north and west, up towards chicago and detroit, where temperatures are in the 50s. that cooler air is headed in our direction later tonight. going to have a cold front like you see on our satellite radar later today. few more clouds than yesterday. you can see the clouds straddling virginia and west virginia, just to our west. some of the clouds will roll through here the first half of the day. mostly sunny skies. not that perfect brilliant blue we've had around here. later this afternoon the cold front approaches from the north and west. i don't think the shower activity will hold together all that well as it gets close. maybe a sprinkle or a light shower later tonight overnight into the first part of your day tomorrow. early tomorrow. and then i think by tomorrow morning we should be back in the sunshine and cooler temperatures. 83 today. upper 70s saturday and sunday with sunshine. cooler next week. >> i don't really want a repeat of last weekend. >> oh, yeah. >> so i'm happy about this. i want my power all weekend. wouldn't th
week. so this feels really great. now look at d.c. at 80. pittsburgh still 82. you get to detroit and it is 83. and if you are watching in high definition, big dropoff in chicago where the temperature is only 61 degrees. so a good 20-degree drop behind the front. although i don't think it will of dramatic temperature drop when it gets to us. but we'll drop back into the 70s for the weekend. so for those of you who feel like you have been ripped off all week working and it is glorious, it will remain over the weekend. a lot of clouds out to the west. you can see the showers. this is a fairly skinny band but it goes all the way down to the gulf coast where we are finding significant downpours starting to organize across texas. they have been so dry they are grateful for the rain. but this may sit and spin down here for a while and may even get caught up in a frontal boundary and visit us next week in the storm of an area of low pressure. that would be with chances of showers monday, tuesday and wednesday of next week. for tonight it is clear skies. the clouds will not get in here. n
what america has always done best. we are making things again. i've met workers in detroit and toledo who feared they'd never build another american car and today they can't build them fast enough because we reinvented a dying auto industry that's back on the top of the world. [ cheering and applause ] >> i've worked with business leaders who are bringing jobs back to america not because our workers make less pay, but because we make better products, because we work harder and smarter than anyone else. i signed trade agreements that are helping our companies sell more goods to millions of new customers, goods that are stamped with three proud words made in america. words -- made in america.%- [ cheering and applause ] chants >> and after a decade of decline this country created over half a million manufacturing jobs in the last 2 1/2 years and now you have a choice. now, y we can get more tax breaks to corporations that ship job overseas or we can start rewarding companies that open new plants and train new workers and create new jobs he
proposal turned into a rescue mission in michigan. this detroit area couple was taking a canoe trip near lake huron last saturday when nathan bluestein proposed to his girl friend and she accepted. heavy waves started pushing them further from shore. they were unable to paddle back and were stranded on north island. they called 911. police used gps to track them down. >> i think it's a good sign. i think it's a sign that together and with god that we'll get through anything and if this is the worst thing that's going to happen in our life in, our marriage, it's going to be awesome. our life will be awesome together. >> the couple plans to invite the two officers who rescued them to their wedding. >>> it was an unusual call for help. montgomery county firefighters were sent to sugarloaf mountain vineyard this morning after a man was found unconscious in a bin. the bin is 10 feet deep where workers separate grapes from the vines. after 25 minutes firefighters managed to pull the man out and he was flown to baltimore trauma center for treatment of life threatening injuries. an investigation
also headed to detroit to speak at the union rally on labor day. >>> on the rep side develop vice presidential nominee paul ryan -- republican side gop vice presidential nominee paul ryan taking some time off to watch some college football watching his alma mater miami, ohio take on ohio state yesterday. >> the fact that he's here at ohio state, we will welcome him with open arms. >> i pull for the buckeyes, but you got to appreciate the home time guy is back. >> ryan and his family watched the 1st quarter in the skybox and then off to florida for a more tradition campaign stop. >>> maryland governor martin o'malley admitted today on national television the nation is not better off than it was four years ago. listen to what governor o'malley told cbss' bob schieffer on meet the press. >> can you honestly say people are better off today than they were four years ago? >> no, but that's not the question of this election. the question without a doubt we are not as well off as we were before george bush brought us the bush job losses, the bush recession, the bush deficits, the series
consciousness. >>> a marriage proposal turned into a rescue mission in michigan. the detroit area couple was taking a canoe trip near lake huron last saturday. he proposed to his girlfriend and she accepted and then heavy waves as he started pushing them further away from shore. they were not able to paddle back and ended up stranded on north eland. eventually, they called 911 and police used gps to track them down. >> that is a good sign. together and with god, we'll get through anything. if this is the worst that is going to happen in our life and marriage, it's awesome. our life will be awesome together. >> they plan to invite the two officers who rescued them to their wedding. >>> is it too soon to talk about a beltway world series? the nats have the best record in baseball. the os are in first place in the al east. dave ross will have more next. >>> and plus, could khloe kardashian be calling fox her new home? details of the show she auditioned for. >> and the weekend forecast. we'll be right back. i'm barack obama, and i approvoe this message. mitt romney's position on women's hea
detroit that. cold front will get in here late tonight and into early tomorrow. and it will bring us a period of cloud cover and possibly a shower. the good news it is will clear the coast here by early tomorrow morning and the entire area including the beaches should be in for plenty of sunshine for the weekend. i think particularly by tomorrow afternoon, i think things will be looking fine. temperatures right now in the 50s and 60s. we'll top out in the low to mid- 80s later today, about 82 degrees way few clouds around at 5:00 p.m. generally nice conditions expected for our day. >> thank you. >>> time now to check in with julie wright to get an update on what is happening with the police situation in the bowie area. >> we do know it ended on the top side of the beltway so for those traveling on the outer loop of the beltway headed over towards route 1 in college park, that is where the accident activity occurred. some traffic is able to get by to the left at this point and that is what we have here. outer loop of the beltway here north of route 1 continuing around towards i-95. bi
in 1975. hoffa was last seen meeting with two suspected mafia members at a detroit restaurant. police say they are taking the tip seriously, but they don't expect to actually find hoffa's body. >> we believe he's credible enough that he believes what he saw, that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the timeline doesn't exactly add um to be mr. hoffa. >> there are conspiracy theories on where hoffa is buried, including beneath giants stadium in new jersey or even the ground of the white house. >>> the university of california has settled with 21 students who were pepper sprayed while protesting as part of the occupy movement. this video was from last november when campus police doused the students with pepper spray while they were peacefully protesting. the school has agreed to pay each student about $30,000 as part of the settlement. they will work with civil liberties unions as well. >>> police in colorado now have permission to collect a palm print and dna from the suspected gunmen in the movie theater
detroit today. >> i was told a dead body might be buried in my backyard. >> reporter: not just any body, but that of jimmy hoffa, one-time boss of the teamsters, america's biggest union. he disappeared without a trace more than 37 years ago. a decade before patricia bought her home. >> he is the best-known dead body that they've been looking for for years. >> reporter: hoffa's connections to organized crime had spurred numerous theories about his disappearance in july of 1975. earlier this year, an informant told hoffa wars author he saw a body being buried at this suburban home around the time hoffa vanished. >> he's adamant about his beliefs hoffa is buried at this location. >> reporter: he pointed the informant to authorities. their initial check days ago with ground penetrating radar revealed something about two feet below the home's driveway. today with a crowd of onlookers, police were back to take two soil samples, digging down about six feet. >> there was no visible remains that you could see through the tube. the samples are kind of muddy and it's hard to distinguish any partic
. >> don't say it. >> it it finishes with ryan succop! >> you love saying that name. >> detroit at tennessee. music center park. six seconds to play. the lions backup shaun hill. it's tipped. titus young, he titus this up. we go into overtime. >> don't go for it, dan! >> they go for it. titans win it. jets/dolphins. sloppy game. in overtime, miami misses a field goal and dolphins try to ice nick folk before blocking his field goal attempt. he gets another attempt. he makes it. jets have the niners coming up next week. looks like they lost darrelle revis for a while. carson palmer to denarious moore. raiders win. michael vick somehow missed kerry rhodes and james sanders is gone. philadelphia lost three fumbles on the day. 12 turnovers through three games. arizona is undefeated! falcons undefeated. chargers were undefeated. ryan to tony gonzalez who can't dunk any more. >> he can. stop it. >> yes, he can. this was peyton manning's first pass of the day to andre johnson. texans undefeated. those are the highlights. can you catch them every morning on nbc network from 6:00 to 10:00
on "today," police digging up a driveway near detroit. is jimmy hoffa's body buried underneath. >>> and we'll see if david goggins broke the guinness world record for pullups in our stu o studio. >> that's tomorrow morning on "today." next week here on "rock center," correspondent richard engle has the special story of lewis loftus. richard first met him on an awful battlefield in afghanistan. the two men have stayed in touch and now almost two years later, we get to see the struggles that this young veteran is going through. >> i used to be one of those guys that made fun of people with post trauma stress in, my mind, not to their face. i'd think what a sissy, you know, what a sissy. now i realize that it's a real thing. >> that will be among our stories next week on "rock center." for everyone who worked so hard to bring you tonight's broadcast, thanks for being with us. good night from new york.
missing since 1975 as police sample soil from a driveway in suburban detroit. investigators are following up on a tip from someone who claims he saw a man who may have been hoffa being buried in that spot some 37 years ago. >> we believe he's credible enough that he believes what he saw. that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the time line doesn't exactly add up. to be mr. hoffa. but we do believe that he may have seen a body being interred. and as a result of that, we did the ground-penetrating radar that showed an anomaly. >> he was last seen outside a restaurant in suburban detroit, his body has never been found. >>> trouble in the skies as fliers restrain an aggressive and unruly passenger. tom costello covers aviation for us. good morning. >> this happened on united flight 473 from chicago to orange county, california, last night. about an hour into the four-hour flight, a passenger began harassing other passengers and had to be held down by passengers. >> please help me! they're hurting me! i can
becoming a critical tool to help children with autism. deena centofanti joins us live from detroit to show us how cutting edge technology helps fill basic needs. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're talking about the ipad. this is incredible when you actually see it in action. what we're talking about is ipads being brought into the classroom and into homes to help children and even adults on the autism spectrum of the so what is it about the ipad itself and i suppose other tablets would work, as well? there are so many apps that help bridge a communication gap between these children and adults and help sort of release the words that are trapped in their minds. now, research is being done as we speak about the effectiveness of this method of teaching. but what teachers and parents are really finding, i talked to one mom who said her child did not speak until he got the ipad. the beauty of it is there's a few things. first of all, it's got the touchscreen so it's instantaneous results. also it's very portable. in the past, a child or an adult would have to maybe sit in front of a
enough to attend cranbrook in suburban detroit. as of this year the cost of a full ride year's tuition is $38,900. do you think we owe as a nation every pupil in america the equivalent of a $38,900 education every year? >> well, i don't know that a dollar number always equates to how effective the teacher is. i was delighted to have a terrific education at what was a private institution. that's not going to be available for the entire nation, but i know that there are teachers in the public system that are every bit as good as those in the private system. i don't know that i place a dollar figure upon it because in fact as i look at my own experience in my state of massachusetts, dollar spending per pupil wasn't a very good determining of how well the student would do. i remember at one point i looked at all the school districts in massachusetts. we have 351 cities and towns, and i plotted spending per student against the achievement of the average student in each district, and there was no relationship at all interestingly, and as a matter of fact the district that spent the most per
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